Recent Blog Entries

  • 19 hours ago
    Posted by Dion Todd
    Joseph said to his brothers, 'I am Joseph! Does my father still live?' His brothers couldn't answer him; for they were terrified at his presence. Joseph said to his brothers, 'Come near to me, please.' They came near. 'He said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. Now don't be grieve...
  • Apr 5
    Posted by Dion Todd
    Stand in the Gap from Refreshing Hope Ministries on Vimeo. Today I want to talk about the importance of standing in the gap for our countries, and what that means. I want to begin with a conversation that God had with Abram in Genesis. (Genesis 15:13–16 NASB)  God said to Abram, &ldqu...
  • Apr 5
    Posted by Dion Todd
    And the LORD said to Gideon, 'With the 300 men who lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hand, and let all the others go every man to his home.' So the people took provisions in their hands, and their trumpets. And he sent all the rest of Israel every man to his tent, but retained...
View All

Hairy Pastors

  • And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Matt. 6:7 ESV 

    He had no idea what was waiting for him just inside of the church door. I went to seminary with this brother who was praying for a wife. He poured out his heart to God and told Him “Lord I’m lonely, I just want someone to hug me, to kiss me, to tell me that they love me…”

    When he went to church that Sunday, the big hairy pastor met him at the door and hugged him, kissed him on the cheek, and told him that he loved him. At that moment he thought “I need to be more specific in my prayer.” The Lord had given him just what he had prayed for, but it was not delivered in the package that he had envisioned.

    When you pray, tell the Lord exactly what you mean and be specific. It is a personal relationship that we have with Him. Many times I have prayed something very specific and saw God go even beyond it in detail. You are not scaring Him, He is not just creative, He is the Creator. Yes, He knows our needs before we ask Him… but I still saw the brother above being kissed by the pastor.


Tip: You must be logged into the website to leave comments.

 

Social Sharing

Lissy Verghese likes this
1 comment
  • 0
Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you! :)
April 3, 2015